New Boat: Jeanneau DB/43

This yacht might just usher in a new era for Jeanneau. The U.S. version of the Jeanneau DB/43 made its debut at Ft. Lauderdale 2022. See why this yacht might just usher in a new era for this brand. The latest in a burgeoning crop of stylish European T-top sportsboats, Jeanneau’s DB/43 IB was launched […]

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2023 Starcraft SVX 230 IO

The SVX 230 IO serves up an agile, stable and responsive ride. Bill Doster Overview Boatbuilders have long attempted to blend the size and space of a deck boat with the look and style of an open-bow runabout, but results are often mixed. Starcraft’s SVX 230 IO pulls off the challenge with aplomb. Hullsides carry […]

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2023 Boat Buyers Guide: Engine-Integrated Autopilot

When integrated with multiple engines, today’s advanced autopilot systems can hold a boat in position. Courtesy Yamaha Marine A new breed of autopilot is emerging, and it’s adding even more angling benefits than conventional autopilot systems. It’s all happening thanks to the integration of autopilot systems with electronic throttle and shift controls, steering, GPS, and […]

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2022 Cobalt R33

Stylish looks combined with luxury amenities. Courtesy Cobalt Boats Pull up aboard the Cobalt R33, and onlookers will know you have arrived. With its new side-entry door, you’ll step ashore with ease. While the available Seakeeper stabilizer eliminates one kind of rock and roll, the optional 4,000-watt Harmon Kardon audio system delivers the kind you […]

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Regal 38 FLY – 2022 FLIBS Preview

Regal 38 FLY The Regal 38 FLY has the same layout as its sistership, the 38 FXO, but the newest model swaps outboards for twin sterndrives from Volvo Penta. By moving the engines into the 38 FLY (39′ LOA, 12′ 3″ beam), Regal now offers a full swim platform to complement the entertainment areas. Sun […]

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2022 Aviara AV40

The AV40 is packed full of performance. Garrett Cortese Engines My wife claims that a fine cabernet is the perfect complement to filet mignon. She may be right. Similarly, the new Aviara AV40 is an excellent match with two 600 hp Mercury Verado V-12 outboards.   Early outboard enthusiasts never envisioned pairing the then-tiny motors […]

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On Board With: Paul Tracy

Paul Tracy enjoys performance, whether on land or water. Courtesy Paul Tracy Special delivery: Sign up for the free Boating email newsletter. Subscribe to Boating magazine for $14 for 1 year and receive 4 bonus digital issues. Speed is second nature to Paul Tracy. The 53-year-old Canadian-American started racing as a teen and competed at the apex of American […]

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Volvo Penta Coastal Series Sterndrives

An all-aluminum engine and drive specially coated to thwart corrosion. Courtesy Volvo Penta Historically, the technology and metallurgy of sterndrives often failed to measure up to the rigors of saltwater service. Volvo Penta’s Coastal Series seeks to draw boaters back to sterndrives with an anti-corrosion package and an included seven-year warranty, offering saltwater boaters sterndrive […]

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Countdown to Southampton Boat Show 2022: Arksen 45

We explain why the Arksen 45 is one of the most exciting new boats to see at this year’s Southampton Boat Show… Since it appeared on the scene in 2019, British adventure brand, Arksen Yachts, has been busy developing a range of rugged off-grid cruisers with keen expedition capabilities, like self-righting hulls, tough aluminium construction […]

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Countdown to Cannes 2022: Sealine S390

The Hanse Group is to launch a new Sealine S390 model at Cannes 2022 to plug an obvious gap in the former British brand’s Sports line-up. The open sportscruiser design fits neatly into the slot between Sealine’s existing S335 and S430 Bill Dixon’s latest design for Sealine is all about making the most of the […]

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